- Black sea bass have dangerously sharp spines on their dorsal fin that can puncture human skin.
- The all-tackle world record for black sea bass is 9 pounds, 8 ounces.
- When hooked in deep water and brought quickly to the surface, a black sea bass will often regurgitate its stomach contents.
Research and Rulemaking Authority over the majority of Florida marine life
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To study all aspects of the state's saltwater fisheries, and to develop a comprehensive saltwater fishery conservation and management policy for the territorial saltwaters of the state (Chapter 80-162, Laws of Florida). After two years of rigorous study, the Council completed work on numerous recommendations on all aspects of fisheries management.